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UN urged to end paying ransom to terrorists
World

UN urged to end paying ransom to terrorists

Britain is urging the UN Security Council to adopt a resolution calling on all countries not to pay ransom to kidnappers who use the money to finance terrorist groups.

Patna blasts: Nitish Kumar's problematic history with 'Darbhanga module'
Politics

Patna blasts: Nitish Kumar's problematic history with 'Darbhanga module'

Despite repeated arrests of IM men from Darbhanga and the neighbouring areas, little has been achieved by the local police to counter their activities and the porous Indo-Nepal border in Bihar remains a popular hideout and escape route

Yasin Bhatkal spends sleepless night in Patna
India

Yasin Bhatkal spends sleepless night in Patna

Yasin Bhatkal, wanted by police in twelve states for alleged involvement in a string of bombings and other terror activities in the last five years, was arrested from the India-Nepal border Thursday.

Gaya blasts: Govt didn't act on intel reports, says Sushil Kumar Modi
India

Gaya blasts: Govt didn't act on intel reports, says Sushil Kumar Modi

Senior BJP leader Sushil Modi condemned the terror attack on the world famous Mahabodhi temple and adjoining areas in Bodh Gaya today and assailed both central and state governments for their failure to provide adequate security to the Buddhist shrine.

14 dead, 26 injured in Iraq attacks
World

14 dead, 26 injured in Iraq attacks

At least 14 people, including teenagers, were killed and 26 injured in separate attacks in Iraq Sunday, the interior ministry and police sources said

Blasts in Karachi, Quetta leaves seven dead, 60 injured
World

Blasts in Karachi, Quetta leaves seven dead, 60 injured

Seven persons were killed and over 60 others injured in five bomb attacks in the Pakistani cities of Quetta and Karachi on Tuesday, including one that was carried out by a suicide bomber who was trying to target the minority Shia Hazara community.

As it happened: Bangalore blasts won't impact state polls, says Shinde
India

As it happened: Bangalore blasts won't impact state polls, says Shinde

Tracking the latest developments in the wake of the Bangalore bomb blast on Wednesday.

Hyderabad blasts: Dilsukhnagar limps back to normalcy
India

Hyderabad blasts: Dilsukhnagar limps back to normalcy

Traffic returned to normal today and commercial establishments began to open on the stretch, two days after the deadly terror attack near the bus stand, claimed 16 lives.

Hyderabad blasts: Who are the Indian Mujahideen and how do they operate?
India

Hyderabad blasts: Who are the Indian Mujahideen and how do they operate?

Believed to be an offshoot of the banned Students Islamic Movement of India, or SIMI, the IM gradually established itself as a dreaded terrorist organisation managing pan-India terror strikes.

Timeline: Blasts in India since 2005
India

Timeline: Blasts in India since 2005

Following is the chronology of blasts in India since 2005

Officials say 10 killed in Baghdad double explosions
World

Officials say 10 killed in Baghdad double explosions

Iraqi officials say back-to-back explosions in a Shiite district of Baghdad have killed at least 10 people and wounded 35.

Tell Pakistan to keep minorities safe: US committee tells Obama
World

Tell Pakistan to keep minorities safe: US committee tells Obama

The statement from the US committee comes in the wake of Thursday's bombings, which killed 120 people across Pakistan.

Eight killed in attacks in southern Afghanistan
World

Eight killed in attacks in southern Afghanistan

In one of the attacks a suicide bomber on a motorbike blew himself up at a local intelligence office.

Three suspected Indian Mujahideen operatives held in Delhi
India

Three suspected Indian Mujahideen operatives held in Delhi

The three persons were arrested today and may have been involved in the multiple low intensity blasts that took place in Pune in August.

Four blasts in Manipur on Independence Day, four persons injured
India

Four blasts in Manipur on Independence Day, four persons injured

The blasts are reported to be of relatively low intensity and had resulted in no loss to life. The explosions come a day after a boycott of Independence Day celebrations was called for by seven insurgent groups.

Pune blasts seem minor but taking it seriously: Shinde
India

Pune blasts seem minor but taking it seriously: Shinde

The Home Minister refused to comment on speculation whether it was a terror strike and said investigations were still on.

14 people killed in bomb blast outside madarsa in Quetta
World

14 people killed in bomb blast outside madarsa in Quetta

14 people, including three children, were killed in a massive blast outside a seminary in Pakistan's Quetta city.

Accused in serial blasts, candidate contends Delhi civic polls
India

Accused in serial blasts, candidate contends Delhi civic polls

Ziya Ur Rehman, lodged in Ahmedabad’s Sabarmati prison and accused of being involved in the 2008 Ahmedabad and Delhi serial blasts, is contesting the Delhi civic body polls and hoping a good result could aid his acquittal.

9  killed, 70 injured in blasts in south Thailand
World

9 killed, 70 injured in blasts in south Thailand

Three bombs went off in the business area of the city of Yala in south Thailand around midday and may have been planted on a car and motorcycles.

44 killed in Iraq attacks ahead of Arab summit
World

44 killed in Iraq attacks ahead of Arab summit

Arab League summit, for which hundreds of dignitaries and journalists are expected to converge next week, is to be held in Iraq for the first time in a generation.